Ore-Ida features a recipe for potato casserole called Cheesy Potato Casserole that uses a corn flake cereal top crust. Paula Deen also has a potato casserole recipe that adds bacon to the mix.
For the Ore-Ida casserole recipe, start by preheating the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Whisk together one 10.5-ounce can condensed cream of chicken soup, 2 cups sour cream, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper in a large bowl. Mix in 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, 1/3 cup sliced green onions and one 30-ounce package shredded hash brown potatoes. Spoon mixture evenly into the baking dish. Mix together 2 cups crushed corn flake cereal and 1/4 cup melted butter; sprinkle evenly over potato mixture. Bake uncovered for 45 to 50 minutes or until bubbly and hot.
Paula Deen also offers good potato casserole recipe. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spread 2 cups mashed potatoes evenly on the bottom of a casserole dish. Spread 1/2 cup sour cream evenly on top. Mix together a house seasoning of 1 cup salt, 1/4 cup black pepper and 1/4 cup garlic powder. Sprinkle seasoning mixture over casserole to taste. Sauté 1 thinly sliced onion and 1 thinly sliced small bell pepper in 8 tablespoons butter. Layer vegetables evenly on top of the sour cream. Slice 4 cooked medium potatoes and layer over the vegetables. Add the butter. Sprinkle with additional seasoning mixture to taste. Top with 1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and crumble 6 crisply cooked slices of bacon on top.
To make an easy potato casserole, thaw out 2 pounds of frozen hash browns or diced potatoes and place them in a large bowl. Add 1/2 cup of melted butter, one 10.5-ounce can of cream of chicken soup and 1 cup of sour cream.
Stir in 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese, add 1/4 cup of diced onion and season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste. Pour the potato mixture into a 9"x13" baking dish and bake the casserole for 1 hour at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
To make an easy sweet potato pie with a pecan topping, combine 3 cups of mashed sweet potatoes, 1 cup of brown sugar and 1/2 cup of melted butter in a mixing bowl. Add two lightly beaten eggs, 1/2 cup of milk and 1 teaspoon of vanilla, blending the mixture thoroughly. Pour the potatoes into a buttered 1.5-to-2-quart casserole dish.
For the topping, mix together 1/3 cup of melted butter, 1/2 cup of brown sugar, 1/3 cup of flour and 1 cup of chopped pecans. Sprinkle the topping over the sweet potatoes and bake the casserole at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 to 40 minutes. This casserole serves six to eight people.